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Liberty, SC - Pickens County Airport (LQK) - Runway 05-23 Pavement Rehabilitation and Crossfield Apron and Taxiway Development (20200673.00.CA)

Schedule #1 – LQK Runway 05-23 Pavement Rehabilitation
This project consists of pavement rehabilitation of the Pickens County Airport runway. The existing asphalt runway is approximately 5,000 feet long by 100’ wide and will be rehabilitated with new asphalt pavement. Schedule #1 work includes: milling, asphalt paving, pavement marking, shoulder grading, and minor adjustments to the airfield electrical system (e.g., relocation and adjustment of existing airfield lights) in accordance with specifications for construction published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The project also includes installation and maintenance of temporary erosion control measures.

Schedules #2 & #3 – LQK Crossfield Apron and Taxiway Development
This project consists of construction of a new partial parallel taxiway and general aviation apron at the Pickens County Airport. Schedules #2 and #3 work includes: grubbing of the site, excavation of embankment material from on-site and from the property located across Moorefield Memorial Highway, site grading, construction of stormwater conveyance and detention systems, asphalt paving, pavement marking, and installation of perimeter security fencing in accordance with specifications for construction published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The project also includes installation and maintenance of temporary erosion control measures.

A schedule of work excel file can be downloaded HERE



Contact:   Tiffany King
PreBid Date:   04/14/2022 11:00 AM
PreBid Info:   There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting held at the Pickens County Airport Terminal Building, located at 240 Airport Rd, Liberty, SC 29657. All bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. A site visit will be conducted upon completion of the pre-bid meeting. A virtual attendance invitation for the pre-bid can be requested by emailing

Company:   W. K. Dickson & Co. Inc.
Bid Date:   05/05/2022 02:00 PM
Bid Info:   See Addendum #4

Sealed proposals will be received by Pickens County at 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, SC 29671 in the Main Conference Room and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment for the Runway 05-23 Pavement Rehabilitation and Crossfield Apron and Taxiway Development Project. Bids received after the stated time will not be accepted.
It is anticipated that the contract award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder if an award is made.
Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the Bidder’s name, full mailing address, and General Contractor License Number shown as the return address. Sealed envelopes shall be addressed to: Pickens County, Attn: Mr. Carlos Salinas, Airport Manager, 222 McDaniel Avenue, Pickens, SC 29671
Proposals submitted without the prescribed information may be rejected.

Project Location: Liberty, SC

Public Notes:
For information regarding this project please contact:

Tiffany King
W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.
1320 Main Street; Suite 400 Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-786-4261

All prospective bidders, including prospective subcontractors are hereby notified that they must have proper contracting licenses under state law for their trades at the time bids are received. General Contractors are notified that applicable statutes of South Carolina will be observed in receiving and awarding general contracts. The General Contractor must have his license number clearly printed or typed on the sealed bid envelope.

The Owner will not accept or consider proposals from any contractor whose name, at the time of opening of bids or award, appears on the then-current list of ineligible contractors published by the Comptroller General of the United States under Section 5.6 (b) of the Regulations of the Secretary of Labor (29) CFR nor a proposal from any firm, corporation, partnership, or proprietorship in which an ineligible contractor who, at the time of the opening of bids or the award, is removed from the Department of Transportation’s list of prequalified contractors. Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty consisting of a cash deposit, or a certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC, or a bid bond executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of South Carolina to execute such bonds. Such Bid guaranty shall be in an amount not less than 5% of the total amount of the bid and will be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages should the successful bidder fail to properly execute the Contract within ten (10) days after the award and to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

By submitting a bid, the Contractor certifies that he has under his direct control, or at his disposal, the men, equipment, and materials required to execute this work as specified. Lack of such control or availability of men, equipment, or materials shall constitute failure to properly execute the Contract. Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds will be required for 100% of the Contract price, with a surety or sureties legally authorized to do business in South Carolina.

A bid may be withdrawn only as provided by the applicable statutes of South Carolina. If a bid is withdrawn within 90 calendar days of the bid opening, the Bid Guaranty shall be forfeited. If the request to withdraw is made later than 72 hours after the opening of bids, and if the withdrawal is allowed by state and local law, the owner may return the bid guaranty at his option.

The project is conditioned upon the receipt of federal funding under provisions of the Airport and Airways Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987 and most recently Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for 21st Century (AIR-21). Certain mandatory federal requirements apply to this solicitation and will be made part of any contract awarded.

1. Buy American Preference (Title 49 United States Code, Chap 501);
2. Foreign Trade Restriction (49 CFR Part 30);
3. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (49 CFR Part 26);
4. Davis-Bacon Act (29 CFR Part 5);
5. Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246 and 41 CFR Part 60);
6. Goals for Minority and Female Participation (41 CFR Part 60-4.2);
7. Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities (41 CFR Part 60-1.8);
8. Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion (49 CFR Part 29).
9. Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 USC 702-706).

NON DISCRIMINATION CLAUSE: The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, apply to this contract. It is the policy of Pickens County Airport (LQK) to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. All firms qualifying under this solicitation are encouraged to submit bids/proposals. Award of this contract will be considered upon satisfying the requirements of this bid specification. These requirements apply to all bidders/offerors, including those who qualify as DBE. A DBE contract goal of 19.1% has been established for this contract. The bidder/offeror shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A, 49 CFR Part 26 (Attachment 1), to meet the contract goal by utilizing DBEs in the performance of this contract.

The apparent successful bidder will be required to submit in the “Proposal” section of his bid the information concerning the DBE that will participate in this contract. This information will include: (1) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of South Carolina licensed DBE firms that will participate in the contract; (2) a description of the work that each DBE firm will perform; (3) the dollar amount of the participation of each DBE firm participating; (4) written documentation of the bidder/offeror’s commitment to use a DBE subcontractor whose participation it submits to meet the contract goal; and (5) written confirmation from the DBE that it is participating in the contract as provided in the commitment made under (4). If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, he will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that he made a good faith effort. The bidder’s documentation shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions outlined in the Proposal.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and minor irregularities.

Job Purchase Information:
Bid Closed

The Bid Tabulation can be viewed by clicking HERE